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Monkey Wipers

I can’t say I’m happy with the election results (and I did vote, so I can complain!), but I take some comfort in the fact that all the campaign hoopla provided plenty material for two topical satirical shows: Ballot Monkeys … Continue reading

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Wireless Laughs

A new comment on an old post about Mel Hudson reminded me that a lot of great radio comedies are being repeated throughout the year, and posted for “off-air” listening via the BBC iPlayer. Besides revisiting The Hudson and Pepperdine Show, I’ve … Continue reading

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“Can A Ship Sidle?”

As I’ve said before, I’m not a big fan of the Drunk History concept, but when I discovered that Comedy Central had made a British version featuring Diane Morgan and Tiff Stevenson as drunk-historians, I had to check it out! … Continue reading

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Lady Wipers

The third series of Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe finished this week, with a partly-reconstituted sixth episode… and I was glad to see that this time around the eponymous snark-smith had recruited even more funny women to join the cast! Hurrah! … Continue reading

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Cunk It Up II: The Glamouring

Arch-curmudgeon Charlie Brooker returned last night with a typically hilarious and/or depressing round-up of the past year’s notable news stories, in his 2014 Wipe… which ended, rather atypically, with a full-on musical number! Specifically, a Blockhead-backed cover of Ian Dury’s … Continue reading

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Cunk It Up!

The latest series of Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe finished with a “best of” compilation episode last night… which also (rather confusingly) featured a few brand new bits and pieces, just to give the “fast-forward” and “play” buttons on my remote … Continue reading

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